Atlanta Contemporary Art Center celebrates 40 years with a summer renovation!

Atlanta Contemporary Art Center logoThe Atlanta Contemporary Art Center (ACAC) has been bringing Atlanta contemporary art created by emerging and established artists since 1973.  Its 30,000 square foot campus of exhibition galleries, artist studios, a community resource room, gift shop, staff offices, and outdoor spaces was constructed in the 1920s and has served as ACAC’s operating space since 1989.  In celebration of the 40th anniversary, it’s time for a makeover! Continue reading

Visit 170 Atlanta landmarks for FREE March 9-24!

Atlanta Preservation CenterYep, you read that correctly.  Thanks to the Atlanta Preservation Center, you can visit more than 170 Atlanta landmarks for FREE during the Phoenix Files, a City-Wide Celebration of Living Landmarks.

Beginning this Saturday, March 9, Atlantans can reserve a spot for events including:


Calling all artists! Submit your proposals for fall 2013’s Art on the Atlanta BeltLine exhibition!

Art on the BetlLinePeanut butter and jelly.   Bert and Ernie.  Salt and pepper.  Homer and Marge.

What do all these things have in common?  They are all two great things that go great together.  Just like our beloved new Atlanta BeltLine and art!  If you’ve explored the Eastside Trail since it opened officially a few months back, you’ve no doubt noticed the interesting and interactive artworks presented along the path.  Did you know those pieces were likely submitted as concepts by artists just like you?   And good news for those who want to submit new works – the Atlanta BeltLine recently issued a request for proposal for Fall 2013 installations! Continue reading

The holiday season has arrived in Atlanta!

HolidaysThanksgiving has passed.  Pumpkins are being replaced with wreathes and trees.  Gift bargain hunting is well underway.  Saturday is December 1!  These things can only mean one thing – holiday season has arrived in Atlanta!

To help celebrate this special time of year, here’s a list of events for you and your family to explore in our great city.   Many of them from the list we published last week are already underway.  Get out there and enjoy! Continue reading

Atlanta weekend events November 16-18

Dancing TurkeyOhhh Atlanta.  The holidays are in the air.  Can you feel it?

No???? Well, here are some events that will have you in the holiday spirit in no time!

Now through December 30 – Macy’s Pink Pig Ride, Lenox Square

Now through January 6 – Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer, Center Puppetry Arts

November 16 – January 6 – Winter Wonderland: Celebrations & Traditions Around the World, Fernbank Museum Continue reading

Atlanta Contemporary Art Center’s FABulous annual fundraising event is Saturday, November 10

FAB at ACACThe Atlanta Contemporary Arts Center’s FABulous annual fundraising event is this Saturday, Nov. 10, from 7:00pm-12:00am.

The theme of this year’s FAB (Fall Auction Benefit) is Virtues & Vices so attendees can expect charity and kindness to combine with lust and envy for a fabulously outrageous event.  Continue reading